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Re: DogFood (<wbr>)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2007 22:30:21 +0100
To: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t2xncvt264w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 06 Dec 2007 12:09:25 +0100, j.j. <moz@jeka.info> wrote:
> <wbr> is backwards and browser support is incosistent.
> Gecko doesn't break at <wbr> inside <nobr> (bug 6347-WONTFIX), and
> iirc IE5 did exactly the opposite (breaks only if <wbr> is inside
> <nobr>).

That is also true for Internet Explorer 6 (and likely 7) per this page:

   http://www.sam-i-am.com/work/2006/09/soft-wrapping-long-words.html


> Opera has apparently no problem with ignoring <wbr> at all.

Actually, although the editor didn't see a use for <wbr>, Gmail 2.0 is  
relying on it working properly and sort of forces us to implement <wbr>  
probably sooner rather than later. ;-)


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
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